SAP Sr. Technical Quality Manager (TQM) - Midwest US in Downers Grove, Illinois
Requisition ID: 287880
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 50%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
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SAP MaxAttention is a white glove, premium and strategic engagement with SAP’s largest customers.
For the delivery of SAP MaxAttention engagements, SAP is looking for a Sr. Technical Quality Managers (TQM) to serve our customers as trusted advisors, onsite at our customer's premises, focusing as much on the customer’s business as on the customer’s technical environment. As a Sr.TQM you are accountable for the day to day execution of the SAP MaxAttention portfolio & service plan, methods and tools, and best practices across all systems & landscape environments and platforms.
You are responsible for executing on the customer’s value-based, digital transformation roadmap, making full use of SAP Leonardo, orchestrating the prototyping of business scenarios, fostering a platform for ideation and innovation, and capturing the value of SAP MaxAttention. You will develop and demonstrate a premium level of understanding of the customer’s strategic business goals, business processes, landscape, industry norms and all available and late breaking technology as well as newly developed SAP MaxAttention services. As a technology and business aficionado, you guide your customers on the proper adoption and deployment of predictive analytics, the internet of things, machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchain, drones and sensors, and the positive impact these technological advancements can have on your customer, their employees and work-place safety, their end-customers and the environment.
The Sr. TQM demonstrates a premium level of enthusiasm for technology enabled business advancements, clearly articulating to the customer current technology trends including public and private cloud, on-prem and hybrid technologies and trends; disruptive technologies, the industry of automation, machine learning, cloudbursting, visualization, PAAS, SAAS, IAAS, IOT, Industry 4.0, cyber security, big data, quantum computing, artificial intelligence, blockchain, digital twin, smart factories, and so on.
The Sr. TQM collaboratively aligns and coordinates with all other customer relevant SAP employees and keeps the regional SAP leadership team and the customer’s SAP MaxAttention team aware of progress, risks, challenges, and accomplishments.
The Sr.TQM demonstrates a premium level of enthusiasm and understanding of the:
Customer’s strategy and requirements
Customer's solution landscape
Customer’s business processes
It is the Sr. TQM’s responsibility to:
Develops and maintains a strong customer relationship and works to be recognized as a Trusted Advisor providing unbiased guidance
Collaborates with any System Integrator (SI) of the customer; if the SI is heading down the wrong path or providing the wrong recommendations to the customer, the TQM diplomatically highlights the risks and the alternate SAP recommendations.
Captures and reports how the engagement is driving business value to the customer
Execute on the customer’s digital transformation roadmap
Orchestrate prototyping of business scenarios, and drive realization for positive outcomes
Support the technical integration of the entire solution and product set, end to end across all landscapes and platforms
Provide a platform for ideation on business scenarios
Drive adoption of model company and industry reference architecture
Foster a culture of empathy, ideation and innovation
Ensure empowerment of the customer team
Recommend adjustments to the SAP MaxAttention Service Plan as needed
Facilitate and provide recommendations for technical or business process improvements
Identify top issues, define the associated action plan & drive the resolution process
Coordinate involvement of all SAP resources onsite and in the back office
Ensure the customer receives immediate help in crisis situations
Bachelor or Masters STEM Degree: Science, Tech, Engineering, Math and / or equivalent experience in the field of technology.
8 years of hands-on experience in current cloud, platform, and application technology: SAP HANA, SAP S/4 HANA, SAP Cloud Platform experience.
Exceptional written and spoken communication skills, strong business acumen and presentation skills, ability to think freely and innovatively, strong cultural awareness, respect, diplomacy, and professionalism, and is highly customer service oriented with strong customer management skills.
The following certifications are preferred:
SAP (products, solutions, applications, technical)
Preferred Location: Midwest US / Chicago, IL / Detroit, MI preferred.
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